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9780394424323 - A Matter of Risk: The Incredible Inside Story of the CIA's Hughes Glomar Explorer Mission to Raise a Russian Submarine by Wayne Collier Roy Varner

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Hardcover; New York: Random House, 1978;

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New York: Random House. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0394424328 . 258 pages, illustrations, cloth, normal shelf wear dust jacket, top of page block dust soiled, otherwise very good. From Wikipedia: ""Azorian" (erroneously called "Jennifer" by the press after its Top Secret Security Compartment) was the code name for a U. S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project to recover the sunken Soviet submarine K-129 from the Pacific Ocean floor in 1974, using the purpose-built ship Hughes Glomar Explorer. The 1968 sinking of K-129 occurred approximately 1,560 nautical miles (2,890 km) northwest of Hawaii. [4] Project Azorian was one of the most complex, expensive, and secretive intelligence operations of the Cold War at a cost of about $800 million ($3.9 billion in 2016 dollars)." ; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1.10 inches; 258 pages .

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Random House, 1978. Hardcover. Good.

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Random House. Hardcover. 0394424328 Good - Former library copy (Library stamps and stickers throughout) - Tanning to pages - Bumping to corners - Great reading copy! (Shelf 75 Row 2) . Good.

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great book. very minor tear to bottom right corner of dj front and small tear to top of back of dj

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New York: Random House, 1978. Very Good condition in Near Very Good dust jacket. The jacket has one tiny chip and rubbing to its rear panel. NOT price clipped ($10). NOT a library discard. A square, tight copy. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Hardcover. True account of the 1968 explosion and sinking of a Russian Golf-II submarine and the secret US Trojan Horse efforts to recover it from the Pacific. Howard Hughes was a key player. Illustrated with 16 pages of photos. Bound in the original dark green boards with a bluish-green cloth spine stamped in shiny gold. From the Dust Jacket: "A MATTER OF RISK reveals for the first time the whole incredible story of the most technically stunning, dangerous and wasteful espionage operation ever conducted by the CIA… Over $500,000 was appropriated.". First Edition (so stated). Hardcover. Very Good condition/Near Very Good jacket. 8vo. ix, 258pp. + 16 pages of photos.

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A Matter of Risk

Roy Varner and Wayne Collier

Random House, New York, 1978. First. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. The incredible inside story of the CIA'S Hughes Glomar Explorer Mission to raise a Russian Submarine. No internal inscriptions, rips or missing pages. Dustwrapper has creases to front foldover, is not priceclipped. This book weighs 530gms.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; Espionage; Russia; 1970s; Ships & the Sea. ISBN: 0394424328. ISBN/EAN: 9780394424323. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000646. . 9780394424323

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Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. 100% guaranteed. 031218

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Random House. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Random House. Hardcover. 0394424328 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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1978-01-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Matter of Risk

Varner, Roy and Collier, Wayne

NY: Random. VG+/VG. 1978. 1st. hardcover. 12mo . 258pp . Rem stamp top edge, spine a bit cocked. 1/4" tear top spine, bit of edgewear, minor dog-ears on flaps of DJ. .

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Hardcover. Random House, New York (1978). First Edition stated on Copyright Page, with Number Line 2 thru 9. Book is in superb condition except as noted. Minor yellowing of block faces. Corners and spine ends are unmolested. Slightest traces of shelf wear to DJ only. A small vertical crease the length of the DJ flap, caused by the bookbinders during the jacket laminating process. Unclipped DJ has original $10.00 price and 11/78 date code. Book and DJ are exceptionally clean and bright, with no markings. Book is VeryFine/DJ is Near Fine, flawed only by manufacturer's error. Photos available upon request. Shipped in a box with bubble wrap, and with a tracking number.

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Random House. Hardcover. 0394424328 New Condition. . New.

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New York : Random House, 1978. Stated First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. ; 258 pages; Description: ix, 258 p. , [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Glomar Explorer (Ship) . United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Military intelligence --United States.

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Maybe ex-library with stamps, 1 volume, please be aware of language, air mail shipment from Germany within 2-6 weeks

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Random House, 1978-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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